Goodbye To Savile Row

Goodbye To Savile Row

A pseudo-obituary of Savile Row appeared in a recent Sunday Business Section of the New York Times penned by David Segal suggesting COVID has turn...

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In The Mudroom

In The Mudroom

Enjoyed the 4th season premiere of The Crown on Netflix last night. The Royalty menswear representation is pluperfect. Apparently, they cleared ou...

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A Taste Of Tweed

A Taste Of Tweed

Growing up in post-World War II New Haven, being a Tweedy Guy meant membership in a coterie of self-designated social elites. As the trust fund st...

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Urban Safari on 44th Street

Urban Safari on 44th Street

Safari jackets became my magnificent obsession in 1977 when expeditionary outfitting company Willis & Geiger allowed my then family company J....

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Does Anyone Still Wear A Hat ?

Does Anyone Still Wear A Hat ?

“Does anyone still wear a hat, I’ll drink to that” — the primeval post-Camelot put down toast Elaine Stritch belted out onstage in The Ladies Who L...

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Grand Central Ivy

Grand Central Ivy

Commenting on several of my recent columns depicting Ivy League football, a college friend reminds me, “Win 2, Lose 6 Cornell knocked off then unde...

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Recapturing the Past
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Recapturing the Past

Vintage classics needn’t remain an archival memory. J. Press Tailored to Individual Order allows them home to roost... Read More>    

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King of Corduroy

King of Corduroy

The Darwinian evolution of corduroy at J. Press represents the cultural shift that has occurred since the era men wore coats and ties to the office...

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Treasure Chest Classic

Treasure Chest Classic

rom my early college days at dear old Dartmouth to my current walks with Granddog Rolo on the sometimes blistery cold West Village sidewalks of New...

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Cary Grant's Shaggy Dogs

Cary Grant's Shaggy Dogs

“Mr. Press, a phone call for you from Cary Grant,” came over the store speaker. I figured it was a joke and was about to answer in a faux Cary Gran...

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